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Abuja airport records 2.26m passengers

Passengers’ aircraft.By Sumaila OgbajeThe Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA) recorded 2.26 million passengers and 35,728 aircraft movement in the first half of...

Senate rejects Tinubu’s bill seeking special status for Lagos

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted against a bill seeking special status and federal grant for Lagos State. The bill sponsored by Oluremi Tinubu, the...

Saraki fails again to stop tribunal

President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola SalakiSenate President Bukola Saraki has again failed to prevail on the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to...

Recession: preventive healthcare saves money

Isaac Adewole, Nigeria’s Minister of HealthBy Kelechi Nwanosike The Enugu State Ministry of Health on Wednesday advised families and individuals to focus on preventive...

Chibok Girls: How Buhari refused Boko Haram’s N1.7trillion ransom

Insurgent group Boko Haram said to have proposed a ransom of €5bn ( N1.7trillion) from the federal government in exchange for the abducted Chibok school...

FRSC prosecutes 274 traffic offenders

By Peter Okolie The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) prosecuted no fewer than 274 traffic offenders for 352 offences in Onitsha, Anambra State. Its’ Unit...

Buhari presides over FEC meeting

With substantial reach and mobility across the 36 states of Nigeria, we are always where the news is. For over three decades, NAN has...

Baba Suwe’s health deteriorating

Baba Suwe and friends after his release from NDLEA’s custody. Twitter photo.Popular Nigerian actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as “Baba Suwe”, is sick The...

ECOWAS wades into herders, farmers impasse

President of ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Marcel de Souza. Twitter photo.By Temitope Ponle The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has delved into the...

Total now sponsors of CAF’s events

Patrick Pouyanné, President of Total with Issa Hayatou, President CAF. Twitter photo.Total petroleum has agreed to be the sponsor of African football on...

World’s oldest man,aged 145, discovered in Indonesia

Oldest man alive, Mbah Gotho who is 145 years old, is from Indonesia and has a document to support his age to have been...

4m Haitian kids at risk with hurricane

Hurricane Mathew effect: A water-logged street in the Haitian capital of Port-au-PrinceHurricane Mathew will expose more than four  million children in Haiti to...

Woman electrocuted month to wedding, family blames fiancé

  Samson Folarin and Olakunle Adeniyi Loretta Ewere, 35, was electrocuted at her fiance’s home on Ajoke Kazeem Street in the Idimu area of Lagos State. Ewere’s...

FG puts up N7bn presidential jets for sale

  Olalekan Adetayo, Oyetunji Abioye, Nnodim Okechukwu and Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Presidency on Tuesday confirmed that newspaper advertisements for the sale of two presidential aircraft, a...

Ex-Minister Lawrencia, husband abducted

Mrs. Lawrencia Laraba-Mallam: abducted with husbandA former Minister of Environment, Mrs. Lawrencia Laraba-Mallam, and her husband, Pius, have been kidnapped on  the Abuja–Kaduna Expressway. They...

Putin an issue in Pence, Kaine debate

Putin an issue in  Pence(right) and Kaine debateAt the  debate Tuesday  with Democratic rival Tim Kaine, U.S. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence called...

Sharapova to return next April

Maria Sharapova : gets some respiteBy Olawale Alabi An appeal panel appointed under the Code of Sports-related Arbitration of the Court of Arbitration for...

I shared Shema’s N680m: ADC Koko

Shema’s  ADC Shehu Koko  reveals the sharing of moneyBy Zubair Idris Mr Shehu Koko, the Aide-de-camp (ADC) to former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim...

Oyegun disowns anti-Tinubu protest

APC Chairman, Odigie-OyegunNational Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr John Odigie-Oyegun, has distanced himself from protest on Tuesday by some youths...

Economy: Minister wants good policies

  Shamsudeen Usman , Fomer Minister of Aviation on PoliciesBy Cecilia Ologunangba A former Minister of National Planning Commission, Dr Shamsudden Usman, says formulation of...